BOISE -- A group of legislators are supporting four new bills aimed at improving education.

On Wednesday, several state representatives introduced the measures. They focus on tiered licensure for teachers, enrollment, funding, and administrative issues.

The 31-member, bi-partisan governors' education task force worked for about nine months to come up with the legislation.

The group says they hope these changes will provide the framework needed to improve education.

We haven't had consensus with what we should be doing in education in a very long time, we need a strategic plan, we need a plan that will put us on the right track for our children and grandchildren and the state of Idaho, said Boise Rep. Janie Ward-Engelking.

The legislators are hoping to pass all four bills as a package.

They say it will take years to implement all the changes needed to improve Idaho's education system.

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